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A general shot of Centre Court ahead of the 2021 Wimbledon tennis tournament
Wimbledon matches cancelled as rain disrupts day one
Several contests were moved to day two.
Jun 28, 16:28
Elise Mertens celebrates beating Simona Halep at the Madrid Open on May 4, 2021
Simona Halep suffers early Madrid Open exit to Elise Mertens
The Belgian recovered from a set down to reach the quarter-finals.
May 4, 17:44
Cameron Norrie pictured at the Australian Open in February 9, 2021
Cameron Norrie launches dramatic fightback to defeat Grigor Dimitrov
Cameron Norrie will play world number 32 Taylor Fritz in round three.
Mar 26, 19:44
Ashleigh Barty in action at Wimbledon on July 8, 2019
Ashleigh Barty progresses to fourth round of Australian Open
Ashleigh Barty defeated Ekaterina Alexandrova in an empty stadium at Melbourne Park.
Feb 13, 13:23
Sofia Kenin pictured at the Australian Open in February 2021
Sofia Kenin begins Australian Open title defence with narrow victory
Sofia Kenin fought off tears in a 7-5 6-4 victory in the first round at the Australian Open.
Feb 9, 08:52
Iga Swiatek celebrates winning the French Open on October 10, 2020
Tributes paid to "the Mozart of tennis" Iga Swiatek following French Open win
Teenager Iga Swiatek is the first Polish player to win a grand slam singles title.
Oct 11, 13:48
Dominic Thiem celebrates after beating Casper Ruud in the French Open on October 2, 2020
French Open roundup: Nadal, Thiem and Halep ease into next round
The story of the sixth day of action at the French Open.
Oct 2, 21:28
Victoria Azarenka celebrates reaching the US Open final on September 11, 2020
Result: Victoria Azarenka ends Serena Williams's bid for record-equalling Grand Slam
Victoria Azarenka recovered from a one-sided first set to end Serena Williams's hopes of another grand slam title.
Sep 11, 07:21
Serena Williams pictured at the US Open on September 6, 2020
US Open roundup: Serena Williams, Dominic Thiem reach semis in New York
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.
Sep 10, 09:01
Naomi Osaka pictured at the US Open on September 3, 2020
US Open roundup: Naomi Osaka overcomes Shelby Rogers in quarter-finals
Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams in an acrimonious encounter two years ago in New York.
Sep 9, 08:48
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates winning his match against Germany's Alexander Zverev on January 31, 2020
US Open day eight: Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams reach quarter-finals
The American's passage to a 53rd grand slam quarter-final has her just one appearance behind the all-time leader Chris Evert.
Sep 8, 08:28
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after losing a point against Belinda Bencic of Switzerland (not pictured) in the fourth round on day eight of the 2019 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2019
Injured Naomi Osaka withdraws from Western & Southern Open final
Victoria Azarenka becomes the champion by default.
Aug 29, 15:22
Britain's Johanna Konta reacts during the match against Tunisia's Ons Jabeur on January 21, 2020
Result: Johanna Konta reaches semi-finals in New York with two-set win
The Briton beat Maria Sakkari in straight sets in a quarter-final.
Aug 27, 09:02
Coco Gauff in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2020
Coco Gauff stuns No 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka in Kentucky
It was the 16-year-old's third career Top 20 victory following triumphs over Kiki Bertens in Linz last year and Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.
Aug 13, 04:11
Britain's Heather Watson in action during the match against Belgium's Elise Mertens on January 23, 2020
Australian Open day four: British singles hopes over as Rafael Nadal marches on
The story of the fourth day of action at Melbourne Park.
Jan 23, 14:32
Britain's Heather Watson in action during the match against Belgium's Elise Mertens on January 23, 2020
Result: Heather Watson swept aside by Elise Mertens in Melbourne
The Briton won only eight points in the second set in a 6-3 6-0 loss.
Jan 23, 07:09
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Result: Heather Watson thrashes Oceane Dodin at Roland Garros
British number two Heather Watson records a much-needed win at the French Open with a straight-sets victory over France's Oceane Dodin.
May 28, 18:33
Simona Halep celebrates match point over Elina Svitolina at the French Open on June 7, 2017
Result: Simona Halep knocks out defending champion Angelique Kerber to reach final
Simona Halep beats defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 4-6 9-7 to reach the final of the Australian Open, where she will face Caroline Wozniacki.
Jan 25, 10:13
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Result: Naomi Broady crashes out of Luxembourg Open
Britain's Naomi Broady is heavily beaten by Puerto Rico's Monica Puig in the quarter-finals of the Luxembourg Open.
Oct 19, 22:36
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Result: Heather Watson knocked out of Luxembourg Open by Elise Mertens
Heather Watson departs the Luxembourg Open at the quarter-final stage due to a straight-sets defeat to Elise Mertens.
Oct 19, 22:26
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Result: Heather Watson reaches quarter-finals in Luxembourg
British number two Heather Watson reaches the quarter-finals of the Luxembourg Open with a straight-sets win over third seed Anett Kontaveit.
Oct 18, 13:09

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Thursday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The women's heptathlon continues with the long jump, javelin and 800m, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson now out of contention following an injury (1.10am-1.40pm)
· Andrew Pozzi pursues his dream of an Olympic medal in the men's 110m hurdles final (3.55am)
· Tom Bosworth and Callum Wilkinson are among the British hopes in the men's 20km race walk (8.30am)
· Holly Bradshaw aims to improve on fifth in Rio to challenge Greece's Katerina Stefanidi and Anzhelika Sidorova of Russia for an unlikely medal in the women's pole vault (11am)
· London 2012 champion Kirani James goes up against current world champion Steven Gardiner in the men's 400m final (1pm)

MARATHON SWIMMING
· One of the toughest Olympic events takes place in Tokyo Bay as GB's Hector Pardoe takes on the men's 20km marathon swim (10.30pm Wed)

BOXING
· Galal Yafai takes on takes on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov for a spot in the gold medal bout of the fly (48kg-52kg) class (6.48am)

DIVING
· Lois Toulson and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix (daughter of First Dates' Fred Sirieix) line up for the women's 10m platform (semi-final 2am; final 7am)

HOCKEY
· Australia face Belgium in the men's final (11am)

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